4th of July Events

When it comes to the 4th of July, San Diego goes all out. With over 23 local celebrations, there is hardly an area of the county that doesn’t get lit up with the gleam of fireworks on Independence Day night. No matter where you live, chances are there is a stellar fireworks show nearby. The […]

June Recipes

Photo courtesy of Carlsbad Craivings. June means summer, and summer comes with a host of new fruits and veggies to cook with. Sweet corn, juicy berries, vine ripened tomatoes, and freshly picked apricots add flavor to our summer time eats. Corn Mexican Street Corn Nachos. Need I say more? The only way to up this […]

Gold Rush Days

Visiting the town of Julian is like taking a step (or two!) back in time. Saying this quaint town is small, doesn’t do it justice. With just 1,502 residents, Julian has small town charm down pat, which is why thousands of San Diego residents make the hour and a half drive out to its charming […]

Father’s Day Activities

If dad loves outdoor recreation, there isn’t any place better than San Diego to spend Father’s Day. With everything from fishing to boat rides, San Diego is rich in outdoor activities that are perfect for Father’s Day. A Day at the Beach With over 50 area beaches that can be enjoyed for free, how can […]

Taylor Guitars Tour

If you have an inspiring musician in the family, load up the van for a day trip to Taylor Guitars. Taylor Guitars is the leading manufacturer of acoustic and electric guitars in the world. This gem is headquartered right in El Cajon, just outside the city of San Diego. Taylor Guitars conducts daily tours of […]

A Story Before Bedtime

Imagine reading a bedtime story to your children while you are thousands of miles apart. A Story Before Bedtime, is on a mission to connect families through reading. Stories are recorded in your own voice and then sent to your family where they can follow along in the book as you read. You no longer […]

Seaport Village

This San Diego attraction sits right on the bay and features 14 acres of shops, restaurants, walking paths, and entertainment for the whole family. Just strolling the 4 miles of walking paths, there is plenty to do. There are balloon artists, face painters, and caricaturists to wow the kiddos, plus million-dollar San Diego Bay views […]

Apps for Military Life Part II

We are back with even more apps that can help simplify your daily routine. These apps will make it easy to track down illusive base information, get a great deal at your commissary and local grocery store, or find a gas station in a brand new city when the dreaded light comes on. Ibotta Ibotta […]

Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Photo courtesy of Jo Cooks. If you needed an excuse to eat more Mexican food, Cinco de Mayo is almost here. The countdown to tacos and tres leches cake is on. We hunted down some of the best melty, creamy, and crunchy Mexican recipes for your Cinco de Mayo table. Starters Is anything better than […]

Mother’s Day Activities

Whether you are taking out your mom for the day or heading out with the kiddos, San Diego has a host of Mother's Day events planned for all the amazing mom's out there. Carlsbad Flower Fields Each spring, the flower fields open up to the public as the 50 acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers […]

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